Chess Program

Office of the Executive Vice President

Fall FIDE Open 2018

Special Event

UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open

When: November 16 – 21, 2018
Opening Ceremony — 5:30 p.m., Friday, November 16

See the tournament results.

See the tournament images.

See the live commentary.

Where: The Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central
13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75243 

Who: Opened to around 50 players, any GM/IM/FM/WGM/WIM/WFM or FIDE rated player rated 2000 or USCF rated player or 2200 is eligible to play. A few special exceptions may be made at the discretion of the organizer. Note to improve Norm chances, a maximum of one-third of the total field will be permitted to be U2200 FIDE. May use accelerated pairings if in the opinion of the Chief Arbiter, it would improve norm chances.

How Many Rounds: Nine rounds

Time Control: Game/90 min. +30 sececond increment from move 1

To Register: contact Luis Salinas at: [email protected]

See the list of pre-registrants.


Opening Ceremony – Friday, November 16, 5:30 p.m.

Round 1 – Friday, November 16, 6:00 p.m.

Round 2 – Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m.

Round 3 – Saturday, November 17, 5:00 p.m.

Round 4 – Sunday, November 18, 10:00 a.m.

Round 5 – Sunday, November 18, 5:00 p.m.

Round 6 – Monday, November 19, 5:00 p.m.

Round 7 – Tuesday, November 20, 10:00 a.m.

Round 8 – Tuesday, November 20, 5:00 p.m.

Round 9 – Wednesday, November 21, 10:00 a.m.

Watch Online

The event is free for the public and can be viewed online in three places:

LIveStream    Note that we are transitioning away from Livestream for this tournament. Please use Twitch link.

Twitch  link for online broadcasting. Please use for this tournament.


Internet Chess Club.

Special thanks to the Internet Chess Club. Their support allows us to broadcast the games.